Kidney stone

We see people who have been diagnosed with kidney stones. Our team of specialist doctors and nurses will assess and advise you on the most suitable treatment.

Our treatments include:

  • education and advice to prevent kidney stones
  • planned and emergency shockwave lithotripsy
  • surgery
  • long-term care for recurrent kidney stones
  • children's kidney stone service
  • stone treatment if you have a lung condition, working with the Lane Fox Unit
  • a specialist cystinuria clinic
  • endoscopy if you have cancer of the urinary system

Health information


If you need to stay in hospital during your treatment, you're likely to stay on one of our specialist urology wards:

Our consultants

Matthew Bultitude

Jonathan Glass

Azhar Khan

Kay Thomas

Susan Willis

Research and clinical trials

Research is vital to improving the care that you receive when you're unwell. You can help improve healthcare by taking part in research studies at our Trust. During your appointment, ask your healthcare professional about research. They'll be happy to tell you about research studies you could be eligible to join.

You can also email [email protected] for more information.

Last updated: January 2024

Contact us

Phone: 020 7188 7638 for general enquiries

Email: [email protected]

Address: Stone Unit, 2nd floor, Tower Wing, Guy's Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT

We're open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Do you have any comments or concerns about your care?

Contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

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